Massive victory for the BJP in Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) elections 2017 in Pune, while NCP failed to retain their previous performance.
This is for the first time in two decades Shiv Sena and BJP fought the BMC polls separately.
Both the parties proved their strengths on major civic corporations in Maharashtra with both registering significant gains in Birhanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Thane, Pune, Nashik and Nagpur.
Police claims Aqib Malik wanted to be like Kanhaiya Kumar and has gone into hiding for publicity
Maharashtra civic polls 2017: It’s an unprecedented victory, says CM Devendra Fadnavis on BJP’s success
BJP achieved a massive victory in Maharashtra civic polls thereby retaining power in at least six civic bodies which are Pune, Nashik, Ulhasnagar, Akola, Nagpur and Amravati.
Maharashtra civic polls 2017: Pankaja Munde offers to resign after BJP’s poor show in her constituency
After BJP lost eight out of 10 seats in her Parli constituency, she decided to quit her post.
Apart from Mumbai, the BJP has done well in most of the other major cities of Maharashtra including Pune and Nashik
The man claimed that it would take courage to end his life but he was anyway going to hang himself. He also shared the video on Whatsapp with his friends!
Shubhrastha is a freelance columnist and a poll consultant for the BJP.
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